Kansas City, Mo. (June 20, 2003) -- After more than four decades in public accounting, two longtime partners from one of the first CPA firms to merge with H&R Block are calling it quits. Harry Jordan and Jerry Meiners, partners of Donnelly Meiners Jordan Kline, are retiring from the firm.

Jordan, who began his accounting career in the Kansas City office of Arthur Young & Co. in 1957, said the biggest changes in the profession he’s seen have been in technology, specialization and marketing. “When I went to DJMK, we did tax work, audits, bookkeeping, anything that needed to be done,” Jordan said. “Today, you have to focus on one specialty.”

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